1894- 136,000 miners begin to strike for a pay increase in Ohio.
This Day in History
1968- Belgian construction workers strike
1937- Czech architect, and designer of the Selfridges Building in England, Jan Kaplicky, is born.
1964- The Ford Mustang is first introduced
1907- Canadian inventor of the snowmobile, Joseph-Armand Bombarbier, is born
1972- the N Seoul Tower, a 236-meter-tall communicational and observational tower, opens in South Korea.
1909- the Anglo-Persian Oil Company is formed in London
1749- the Radcliffe Camera, an Oxford University building, designed in the neo-classical architectural style, opens.
1937-Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.
1942- Construction begins on the Alaska Highway